It’s time for a digital transformation

"It’s time for a digital transformation"

By Assam Ghulam, 6th Form Student, The Langley Academy One of the things I like about studying at The Langley Academy is that museum learning is integrated across all areas of the curriculum. For my Year 12 work experience I was delighted when the opportunity arose for me to work as a museum blogger researching digital new media and its  Read more →

The UK’s heritage sector strengths, struggles & strivings

"The UK’s heritage sector strengths, struggles & strivings"

Reflecting on the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Museums Association By Martha Richter Around 1,500 people attended the MA’s Annual Conference held in Liverpool from 12-14 October. In keeping with the venue, Beatles songs greeted the delegates as they arrived at the beautifully renovated town docks, and showed how even a very small group of people (four) can have a  Read more →

Facebook: how it works for us, from the perspective of a small heritage organisation

"Facebook: how it works for us, from the perspective of a small heritage organisation"

By Sarah Humphris, Bexley Heritage Trust Working for a small independent charity, Bexley Heritage Trust (BHT) that manages two historic houses, Hall Place and Danson House, means that I wear lots of hats in the workplace. As Marketing and Events Officer my role ranges from managing events and marketing to the Friends organisation, volunteers and updating the website. Somewhere along  Read more →